Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - April 2007

Date Title Comments Rating
2007-04-30 Texas Legislature passes bill to halt Gov. Perry's executive order mandating HPV vaccine 0 None
2007-04-30 Wall Street Journal examines ethical questions, efficacy of fertility restoration technique involving freezing ovarian tissue 0 None
2007-04-30 NEJM publishes perspective pieces responding to Supreme Court ruling federal abortion ban constitutional 0 None
2007-04-30 Mexico City bill that legalizes abortion during first three months' gestation published into law 0 None
2007-04-30 U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments in case over Wisconsin antiabortion group's appeal of campaign finance law 0 None
2007-04-30 Democratic Presidential candidates discuss abortion rights 0 None
2007-04-29 Ratio of women stricken with MS rockets by 50% each decade 0 None
2007-04-27 Taking low dose aspirin does not protect older women against cognitive decline 0 None
2007-04-27 Study looks at reproductive health of girls who developed HIV at birth 0 None
2007-04-26 Frequent self-weighing is not associated with depression in women 0 None
2007-04-25 Pregnant U.S. women commonly smoke 0 None
2007-04-25 Underlying causes of hot flashes 0 None
2007-04-25 Age when a woman's periods start may affect her children's growth rate 0 None
2007-04-25 Why yearly checkups are important for women 0 None
2007-04-24 Women might be slipping through the cracks with early drinking problem diagnosis 0 None
2007-04-24 Neither induced abortion nor miscarriage associated with breast cancer risk in premenopausal women 0 None
2007-04-24 Migraines may help women protect their memory 0 None
2007-04-23 Abortions do not increase risk for breast cancer 0 None
2007-04-20 Women who take hormone replacement therapy are more likely to be diagnosed with ovarian cancer 0 None
2007-04-20 Lawmakers urged to provide much needed oversight of bioidentical hormones 0 None
2007-04-20 Response to paper on ovarian cancer in the Million Women study 0 None
2007-04-20 Women more likely to go without needed health care insurance 0 None
2007-04-20 International Menopause Society reaction to report on breast cancer 0 None
2007-04-19 Understanding personal genetic risk for familial breast cancer eases anxieties 0 None
2007-04-19 Chinese herbs may help women with breast cancer 0 None
2007-04-19 Preoperative chemotherapy is safe for women with early stage operable breast cancer 0 None
2007-04-19 Cancer genetic risk assessment for individuals at risk of familial breast cancer 0 None
2007-04-19 Emergency contraception does not reduce unintended pregnancy rate 0 None
2007-04-19 Obese women 3.5 times more likely to require a Caesarean 0 None
2007-04-19 Decrease in breast cancer incidence linked to drop in HRT 0 None
2007-04-19 Breast cancer incidence continues to trend low in 2004 0 None
2007-04-19 Providing emergency contraception before it is needed does not reduce pregnancy rates 0 None
2007-04-19 Drop in HRT use linked to decrease in breast cancer rates 0 None
2007-04-19 HRT responsible for 1000 deaths in Britain from ovarian cancer 0 None
2007-04-18 Immune system disorder may be the cause of unexplained infertility 0 None
2007-04-18 UK doctors shy away from performing abortions 0 None
2007-04-17 Breastfeeding reduces risk of invasive breast cancer 0 None
2007-04-16 Epigenetic factors that increase breast cancer risk 0 None
2007-04-11 Team sports helps breast cancer survivors 0 None
2007-04-10 Scientists identify protein key to breast cancer spread 0 None
2007-04-10 A woman's chance of undergoing a hysterectomy can now be accurately predicted 0 None
2007-04-09 More aggressive breast cancer in Hispanics independent of healthcare utilization 0 None
2007-04-09 Many women undertreated for ovarian cancer 0 None
2007-04-08 HRT scare questioned 0 None
2007-04-07 Physical, emotional burden of breast cancer lingers for older survivors 0 None
2007-04-07 Stress affects levels of serum cytokines across pregnancy 0 3
2007-04-07 Montefiore Medical Center launches human papilloma virus clinic 0 None
2007-04-05 Are multivitamins necessary? 0 2.5
2007-04-05 Women unaware of health risks of surgical adhesions 1 5
2007-04-04 Reauthorization of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program gives women access to life-saving early detection 0 None
2007-04-04 No apparent increase in coronary heart disease for women who initiate hormone therapy 0 None
2007-04-04 Need for a national database of epidural complications 0 None
2007-04-04 Although breast cancer mortality has declined as a whole, declines are greatest for women under 70 0 None
2007-04-04 New guidelines for mammography 0 None
2007-04-04 Women need to be well-informed about mammography screening 0 None
2007-04-04 Treatment options for endometriosis 0 None
2007-04-04 Boston IVF announces participant in fully enrolled egg freezing study has become pregnant 0 None
2007-04-04 Eating red meat increases a woman's chance of developing breast cancer 0 None
2007-04-04 Women who initiate hormone therapy closer to menopause tend to have a reduced risk of coronary heart disease 0 1
2007-04-03 Postmenopausal hormone therapy and risk of cardiovascular disease by age and years since menopause 0 None
2007-04-03 Women ages 40 to 49 urged to consult with doctors before undergoing routine mammography 0 None
2007-04-03 Obstetric fistula, impact on women 0 None
2007-04-03 Philadelphia Inquirer examines efficacy of genetic testing to determine risk of breast cancer relapse 0 None
2007-04-02 Few surgeons routinely refer breast cancer patients for reconstruction 0 None
2007-04-02 Postmenopausal women encouraged to maintain regular health care 0 None
2007-04-02 Triple negative breast cancers more common among women who are African American and Hispanic, under 40 years old 0 None
2007-04-02 Symphysiotomy could dramatically reduce maternal deaths 0 None
2007-04-02 Long-term low to moderate doses of aspirin beneficial for women 0 None
2007-04-02 New York progresses HPV vaccine distribution to health providers, school clinics 0 None
2007-04-02 More women with family breast cancer history inquiring about MRI screening following ACS guidelines 0 None
2007-04-02 Hot flashes in women linked to high blood pressure 0 None
2007-04-02 Ultrasound and blood tests screen high-risk pregnant mothers for placental damage 0 3
2007-04-02 Excessive weight gain during pregnancy directly associated with having an overweight child 0 None
2007-04-02 New screening method for cervical cancer holds promise 0 None
2007-04-02 Mexico City lawmakers begin hearings on abortion during first three months 0 None
2007-04-02 Fragmented sleep increases spontaneous pain in women 0 None


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